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IRONMAN Kona odds: Daniela Ryf now HUGE ODDS as Knibb and Haug head the market

More crazy swings as go time draws closer in Hawaii

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The odds for Saturday’s IRONMAN World Championship in Kona continue to be wide open, and we have more swings to report as the countdown to go time draws ever nearer on the big island on Hawaii.

It’s the first time the women have had 100% of the spotlight on them in Kona, with the men this year having already raced in Nice, France.

And the incredible start list prompted UK bookmaker Sky Bet to open a market on who will win – something which didn’t happen for the men’s equivalent.

Latest odds with Ryf drifting

The big news ahead of go time is that we now have joint favourites at the head of the betting, while five-time champion Daniela Ryf has very few friends when it comes to putting the money down.

Kona rookie Taylor Knibb and German star Anne Haug now lead the way with both being quoted at odds of 7/2 (+350 in American terms), ahead of strongly-supported British pair Lucy Charles-Barclay and Kat Matthews (both 4/1 or +400).

Next comes Ryf, now out to 6/1 having opened up as the early favourite just a couple of days ago. Almost unthinkable just four months out from that all-time full-distance best time at Challenge Roth.

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Chelsea Sodaro – caused a big surprise 12 months ago (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for IRONMAN)

Another athlete who has come in for little support on the betting front is defending champion Chelsea Sodaro. The shock winner in 2022 is out from an opening 4/1 to 7/1. Next comes German star Laura Philipp on 9/1.

Britain’s Fenella Langridge and Sweden’s Lisa Norden are both 12/1 with Americans Sarah True and Skye Moench 14/1 and 16/1 respectively.

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Latest IRONMAN Kona odds in 2023

AthleteUK OddsUS Odds
Taylor Knibb7/2+350
Anne Haug7/2+350
Lucy Charles-Barclay4/1+400
Kat Matthews4/1+400
Daniela Ryf6/1+600
Chelsea Sodaro7/1+700
Laura Philipp9/1+900
Fenella Langridge12/1+1200
Lisa Norden12/1+1200
Sarah True14/1+1400
Skye Moench16/1+1600
[Others 20/1 or +2000 and upwards – prices correct at 1250 UK time on 14/10/2023]
Jonathan Turner
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Jonathan Turner is News Director for both TRI247 and RUN247, and is accustomed to big-name interviews, breaking news stories and providing unrivalled coverage for endurance sports.  
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